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Meeting Name: Committee on Parks and Recreation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/25/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations and the Committee on Women
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T2019-3743 *   Oversight - Improving the Gender and Cultural Diversity of Monuments Located in City Parks.Oversight    Not available Not available
Int 1114-2018 *Inez D. Barron  Creating a task force to examine the monuments, statues, public art, and historical markers on city-owned property.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force to study and issue recommendations regarding monuments, statues, public art, and historical markers on city-owned property, placing special emphasis on those that have been subject to sustained negative attention or may be viewed as inconsistent with the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. The task force would be chaired by the Commissioner Cultural Affairs. The Commissioners of City Planning, Parks and Recreation, and Transportation would have seats on the task force, as well as the Executive Director of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The remaining five members of the task force would be representatives from each of the five boroughs respectively and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: history, art and antiquities, public art and public space, preservation, cultural heritage, diversity and inclusion, and education.   Not available Not available
Int 1439-2019 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Requiring the art commission to ensure that women are depicted in at least 50 percent of approved works.IntroductionThis bill would require the Art Commission (known as the “Public Design Commission”) to ensure that at least 50 percent of all "works of art," including sculptures, paintings, mural decorations, mosaics, stained glass, statues, carvings, castings, inscriptions, monuments, and fountains installed or erected upon or over land belonging to the city on or after January 1, 2020, that depict a nonfictional person be women.   Not available Not available
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